|Amahl and the Night Visitors (Dec. 24, 1951)|
Christmas Eve will be marked appropriately on television with all regular programs making some provision, and a number of special programs also planned. Among the special ones are two on WNBW. The first of these (9:30 p. m.) is Gian Carlo Menotti's opera, "Amahl and the Night Visitors," an hour-long production written especially for this television performance. This is the story of a lame boy who meets the Three Wise Men on their way to Bethlehem...
Keywords: Classic TV; 50's Television; 1950's; Kinescope; Live TV; NBC; Opera; Gian Carlo Menotti; Christmas; 1951
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|Studio One: The Medium (1948)|
"Studio One" The Medium (1948) Director: Paul Nickell Story (Music) by Gian Carlo Menotti Cast: Maria Powers, Bevery Dame, Anna Maria Alberghetti Original Air Date: 12 December 1948 (Season 1, Episode 3)
Keywords: Studio One; Classic TV; 1940's Television; CBS; Kinescope; Live TV; Worthington Miner; Opera; Gian Carlo Menotti; 1948
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|FridayOpera_090710 - Sean Bianco|
Opera double bill: The Consul / Gianni Schicchi The Consul is an opera in three acts with music and libretto by Gian Carlo Menotti, his first full-length opera. Its first performance was on March 1, 1950 in Philadelphia, with Patricia Neway as the lead heroine Magda Sorel and Rosemary Kuhlmann as the Secretary of the consulate. The opera is an analogy to the real-life situations of how non-American scientists and political prisoners were treated and hindered from entering the United States in th...
Keywords: The Consul; Gianni Schicchi; Gian Carlo Menotti; Patricia Neway; Chester Ludgin; Giancomo Puccini; Fernando Corena; Renata Tebaldi; Lamberto Gardelli; Opera; Sacramento; KXJZ